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An octopus who has known only the quiet world of the laboratory tells of his unceremonious introduction to the perils and pleasures of ocean life.

Hardcover:

9780395214046 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1975, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: An octopus called Legs, having spent all his young life in a laboratory tank, is dumped into the sea, where he must make his awkward and unfamiliar way

Paperback:

9780395539699 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1990, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: An octopus called Legs, having spent all his young life in a laboratory tank, is dumped into the sea, where he must make his awkward and unfamiliar way

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Outraged Octopus is not afraid to say No to bullies and bad guys

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9780030420467 | Henry Holt & Co, December 1, 1978, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Octopus is not afraid to speak out to make the town a better place to live.

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Eleven-year-old Kris relates the events in her household when her father brings home a live octopus.

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9780374355715 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1983, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A young girl struggles to assert herself and to solve a mystery involving a missing octopus and a school full of suspects

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When Otto, a young octopus, complains about being different, his mother explains the advantages of having eight arms instead of two and, by bedtime, Otto is convinced

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9780688042530 | William Morrow & Co, July 1, 1985, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Otto learns the advantages of being an octopus and having eight arms instead of only two.

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Constantly in search of new things to do, a young octopus has some scary experiences
By Ski Michaels and Jan Palmer (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780816706358 | Reprint edition (Troll Communications Llc, February 1, 1986), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Constantly in search of new things to do, a young octopus has some scary experiences

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9780816706341 | Troll Communications Llc, February 1, 1986, cover price $10.59 | About this edition: Constantly in search of new things to do, a young octopus has some scary experiences

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Product Description: In 1873 Norah O'Shea leaves her genteel Boston home for an arranged marriage to Abner Slade in Arizona. She's stranded at the train station, but help comes from Sergeant Roger "Storm Caller" LeBeau -- Slade's sworn enemy. Can the deep passion brewing between the Indian soldier and the fiery Irishwoman survive the pressures of their Vastly different cultures...read more

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9781551665641 | Mira Books, March 1, 2000, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: In 1873 Norah O'Shea leaves her genteel Boston home for an arranged marriage to Abner Slade in Arizona.
9780373287956 | Reissue edition (Harlequin Books, November 1, 1993), cover price $3.99
9780373970223 | Harlequin Books, August 1, 1986, cover price $4.50 | also contains Uh-oh Octopus! | About this edition: In 1873 Norah O'Shea leaves her genteel Boston home for an arranged marriage to Abner Slade in Arizona.

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Herman the helpful octopus is always willing to assist anyone who needs his help--old or young, friend or enemy
By Jose Aruego (illustrator), Ariane Dewey (illustrator) and Robert Kraus

Paperback:

9780671662707 | Aladdin Paperbacks, November 1, 1987, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Herman the helpful octopus is always willing to assist anyone who needs his help--old or young, friend or enemy

School and Library:

9780671668877 | Simon & Schuster, April 15, 1987, cover price $17.99 | also contains Herman the Helper | About this edition: Reprint.

Reinforced:

9780606021203 | Demco Media, November 1, 1987, cover price $15.85 | also contains Herman the Helper | About this edition: Herman the helpful octopus is always willing to assist anyone who needs his help--old or young, friend or enemy

Prebinding:

9780808592389 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Herman the helpful octopus is always willing to assist anyone who needs his help--old or young, friend or enemy

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A boy imagines what fun he would have with a pet octopus

Hardcover:

9780152566418 | Reissue edition (Harcourt, May 1, 1988), cover price $1.98 | About this edition: A boy imagines what fun he would have with a pet octopus.

Paperback:

9780152563455 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 1991), cover price $7.00 | About this edition: A boy imagines what fun he would have with a pet octopus

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Though he begins badly, Sam learns to juggle after secret advice from a wise old crab
By Robert Pack and Nancy Willard (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780913123263 | Galileo Pr Ltd, June 1, 1990, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Though he begins badly, Sam learns to juggle after secret advice from a wise old crab

Paperback:

9780913123287 | 1 edition (Pathway Book Service, June 1, 1990), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Though he begins badly, Sam learns to juggle after secret advice from a wise old crab

Ruth, an octopus who loves to bake, spends so much time making shortbread, pies, cookies, and cakes that she opens her own bake shop.

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9780531084892 | Orchard Books, August 1, 1990, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: As an octopus, Ruth's tentacles come in handy as she cleans, shops, and bakes delectable goodies for her bake shop

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Follows the adventures of a young boy and an octopus who poses as his cousin.

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9780912365688 | Sasquatch Books, October 1, 1992, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of a young boy and an octopus who poses as his cousin.

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Roy visits a fishing hole harboring an octopus named Gus, but what he pulls out on his fishing line is something of a surprise

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9780671747770 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1993, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Roy visits a fishing hole harboring an octopus named Gus, but what he pulls out on his fishing line is something of a surprise

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In a carefully constructed pop-up book, young readers can lure a bashful octopus out of his hiding place a bit at a time, until his full body appears.

Hardcover:

9780671729257 | Simon & Schuster Merchandise &, September 1, 1993, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A shy yellow octopus gradually appears and introduces itself and then returns to its hiding place

Hardcover:

9780836251593 | Board book edition (Andrews McMeel Pub, September 1, 1997), cover price $5.95

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Oliver Octopus, who was born with five arms instead of eight, has trouble getting hired for a job because he is physically different from what people expect

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9780929173269 | Health Pr, December 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Oliver Octopus, who was born with five arms instead of eight, has trouble getting hired for a job because he is physically different from what people expect

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A whimsical octopus portrays contrasting emotions and invites readers to see those feelings in themselves.

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9781567633122 | Ozark Pubns, June 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A whimsical octopus portrays contrasting emotions and invites readers to see those feelings in themselves.

Paperback:

9781567633139 | Ozark Pubns, June 1, 1998, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A whimsical octopus portrays contrasting emotions and invites readers to see those feelings in themselves.

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When Octopus Mum takes her eight children on a special trip under the sea, the little octopuses blow bubbles with parrot fish, dance with shrimp, and play hide-and-seek with angelfish, eventually arriving safely at a surprise destination.
By Diane Greenseid (illustrator) and Bethany Roberts

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9780395822685 | Clarion Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A mother octopus leads her little ones past all sorts of sea creatures as they make their way through the underwater world.

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Nico rescues a small octopus and takes it home to keep as a pet, caring for it until one day, he learns some sad and wonderful news. Includes a factual section on octopuses.
By Nilesh Mistry (illustrator) and Caroline Pitcher

Hardcover:

9781566564830 | 1 edition (Crocodile Books, March 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Nico rescues a small octopus and takes it home to keep as a pet, caring for it until one day, he learns some sad and wonderful news.

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When Oswald and his dog, Weenie, go to Henry's for a sleepover, they find that Henry does everything differently, and while Oswald thinks that the change might be fun, Weenie needs to be reassured.

Paperback:

9780689854330 | Simon Spotlight, July 1, 2003, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: When Oswald and his dog, Weenie, go to Henry's for a sleepover, they find that Henry does everything differently, and while Oswald thinks that the change might be fun, Weenie needs to be reassured.

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By lifting the large flaps, little ones can help Oswald find Weenie and learn how a playful game of hide-and-seek ends.
By Annie Evans and Piero Piluso (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780689854125 | Board book edition (Simon Spotlight, July 1, 2003), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Oswald wants to take his dog, Weenie, to watch the parade, but he can't find her anywhere.

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Henry the penguin is afraid to get a haircut and tries numerous tactics to avoid going to see the barber.
By Gregg Schigiel (illustrator) and Dan Yaccarino

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9780689862571 | Simon Spotlight, January 1, 2004, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Henry the penguin is afraid to get a haircut and tries numerous tactics to avoid going to see the barber.

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Describes Oswald's trip to the junkyard after he decides he has too many things to keep and the discovery he makes along the way.
By Gary Apple, Alison Inches and Etsu Kahata (illustrator)

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9780689865022 | Simon Spotlight, March 1, 2004, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Describes Oswald's trip to the junkyard after he decides he has too many things to keep and the discovery he makes along the way.

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Since it has been raining all day, Murray suggests playing a game of hot potato, in an oversized board book with a special touch-and-feel element on the cover.
By Red Giraffe (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780448434995 | Board book edition (Grosset & Dunlap, April 1, 2004), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A rainy day sees the Wiggles playing a game of hot potato with Henry the Octopus.

When Zigby, Bertie Bird, and McMeer decide to go on a fun-filled fishing trip, they soon find themselves in the midst of a wild adventure when one very large, very curious octopus makes his presence known.

Hardcover:

9780060537999 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 2004, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: When Zigby and his friends go on a fishing trip, they find a hidden lagoon--and a giant octopus.

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